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pharoh of egypt

The term ‘pharaoh’ is the Greek word form of the Egyptian ‘pero’ which was the designation for the royal palace and means `Great House. The early monarchs of Egypt were not known as pharaoh but as king.To become a pharaoh was by no means an easy work.

It required a long  time of hard training that started were early in a prince’s life. children went through a series of lessons and practice. Many of these lessons focused on build a physical strength because the pharaoh often fought at the head of his army.

The pharaohs were also the priests and made offerings to the gods. Only the kings and priests were allowed to enter the temples which were believed to house the gods whose spirits resided in their statues.Pharaohs always had a big beard. In most cases it was a fake beard.

In real-life, most Egyptian men were not having beard, but pharaohs, and princess, wore fake beards. Usually the beards were plaited like a big braid. It was believed that the pharaoh connect closer to the gods.

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secret of pyramids

The egyptian pyramids were built as burial places and monuments to the king Pharaohs.As part of their religion and ritual, the Egyptians are believed that the king needed certain things to succeed in the afterlife.There are around 140 Egyptian pyramids. Some of them are big.

The world largest is the Pyramid of king Khufu, also called the Great Pyramid of Giza. it was over 480 feet tall! It was the tallest man-made pyramid for over 3800 years and is one of the 7 Wonders of the World.
It’s estimated that this great pyramid was made from 2.3 million blocks of stones weighing 5.9 million tons.

How the greeat pyramids were built has been a mystery that archeologists have been trying to solve for many years.Deep inside the pyramids lays the king Pharaoh’s burial chamber which would be filled with gold treasure and items for the king Pharaoh to use in the afterlife.

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